Jamie Oberman, MD, FACS, CAPT, MC, USN

jamie-oberman-mdJamie Oberman, MD is a summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Boston College. He received his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. He completed training at the Naval Undersea Medical Institute (NUMI) In Groton, CT and the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center in Panama City, FL in 1997. His operational tours for the US Navy include Submarine Squadrons SIX and EIGHT in Norfolk, VA and the Senior Diving Medical officer for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group TWO in Little Creek, VA.

Dr. Oberman deployed on the USS Narwhal submarine receiving his submarine medical officer qualification and performed underwater explosive surveillance during OPSAIL2000 in NY Charbor, summer 2000.He was honored as the USN-wide “Undersea Medical Officer-of-the-Year for 1999.”

Dr. Oberman completed his Pediatrics Internship/General Surgery Internship/and Otolaryngology residency training at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA. Dr. Oberman completed two tours as a staff Otolaryngologist in both Okinawa, Japan and Jacksonville, FL. He has chaired numerous hospital committees and served a two year term as the President of the Medical Staff (ECOMS/MEC Chair) from 2010-2012 at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, in addition to serving as their Communication in Healthcare Course Director.

Dr. Oberman board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He was selected by the USN Surgeon General to be the US Navy Otorhinolaryngology Specialty Leader, responsible for all decisions affecting the 100 ENT surgeons across the globe. CAPT Oberman also received a scholarship grant in September 2013 from the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO/HNSF) recognized as a “young physician leader.”

Dr. Oberman became part of the NE Florida Community Collaborative improving Communication in Healthcare initiative in 2010. He brought his passion for improving the healthcare experience to his present role in the National Capital Region in 2013.He is the Co-Clinical Champion and Course Director for the Patient Centered Caring Communication in Healthcare initiative within the National Capital Region eMSM. He is clinical faculty at WRNMMC and the MC Career Planner at BUMED.